FREE WEBINAR: What About Kindergarten? A Montessori Perspective

What about kindergarten?

It’s a perennial problem for Montessori schools. How can we show parents the importance of the third year of our programs for children 3 to 6 years old? Because the third year in a Montessori program is truly a leap year! This is a session that you will want to let all of your school […]


FREE WEBINAR | The Child’s Need To Belong

the child's need to belong

We all need to feel like we belong. Children’s behavior is directed towards getting the emotional connection of belonging. Watch this series of five videos to learn about four basic, yet unconscious, goals that drive our children’s behavior. You’ll learn how these goals, when met, make for a child who is happy, cooperative, self-motivated and self-aware.


Fun In 21

If you’d like to take a Kids Talk Workshop I invite you to enroll today. Once you are enrolled in any Kids Talk course, you have ongoing access to the course content, as well as the ability to ask me questions. Also, to help you make a decision and put as much fun in 2021 […]


The Thanksgiving Reader

The Thanksgiving Reader

I’m thankful to be thankful! The miracle that is our world, our lives and our stories asks to be shared. Seth Godin shared a downloadable booklet, The Thanksgiving Reader, to contribute to our thankfulness for friends and family this holiday season. Download it, print it out, and share these wonderful thoughts and stories. Add your […]


FREE WEBINAR: Helping Children Learn To Listen

helping children learn to listen

In my many years of working with young children, there is one question I hear frequently from parents and teachers: How do I get children to listen to me? When we are confronted with tantrums, defiant behavior, or worse, it’s difficult to know what to do. But these situations are usually avoidable, or at least […]


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Childhood Potential Conference

I wanted to share a FREE ticket to an online Montessori conference with you. Interested? Go on reading! What is it? The Childhood Potential Online Montessori Conference: a third edition of a free, online conference taking place during the week of November 15th, 2021.  I’ll be speaking on Monday, November 15. What is it about? […]


FREE WEBINAR: Want To Be A Better Observer?

Becoming a better observer

Have you ever wished for the proverbial teacher’s eyes in the back of your head? Do you want to help children overcome their learning obstacles? Observation is the skill to help you become more effective. Please join me for this free 20-minute instant webinar, How To Become A Better Observer…The Montessori Way. In this information-packed […]


FREE WEBINAR: How To Help With Spelling

how to help with spelling

Is spelling dead? In today’s tech world with computerized dictation programs, along with the ability to use spelling autocorrect as we write, there is an educational faction that says that learning to spell is unimportant, that spelling is dead. Research shows, though, that being a competent speller increases… Reading ability, Writing effectiveness, Reading and listening […]


FREE WEBINAR | Teaching Civility

Teaching Civility

What are children learning from this mean-spirited time? What has happened to common courtesy? How can we magnify kindness and respect in both children and adults? Teaching civility is a topic that has been on my mind for several years now. In this 20-minute instant free training, Teaching Civility, you’ll learn how you can create […]


Bored?

Bored?

As I’ve been cleaning up files on my computer I came across a refrigerator reminder about what to do when you are bored. My mother used to tell us when we came to her saying, I’m bored: Go sweep the porch. It was amazing how quickly we found something much more fun to do. That […]